Webinar discusses fate of Mekong River Environment

Webinar discusses fate of Mekong River

PanNature, a Vietnamese not-for-profit organisation, in collaboration with the Mekong Community Institute of Thailand (MCI) and the NGO Forum on Cambodia, organised a webinar themed “The Fate of the Mekong River: Current Development and Future Perspectives” on November 5 within the framework of the ASEAN People’s Forum 2020.
AIPA 41 in strategic position to coordinate efforts against COVID-19: Philippine official World

AIPA 41 in strategic position to coordinate efforts against COVID-19: Philippine official

In the midst of uncertainty and seemingly unending health and economic shocks brought about by the COVID-19 global crisis, the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41) is in a strategic position to serve as a platform to coordinate and integrate efforts of AIPA member parliaments to help stem the tide of the contagion, according to a Philippine official.
Vietnam calls for cooperation to end instability in Africa’s Great Lakes region World

Vietnam calls for cooperation to end instability in Africa’s Great Lakes region

Regional and international cooperation are two crucial factors to wipe out security instability in Africa’s Great Lakes region in natural resources management, Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese mission to the United Nations (UN), said at a video conference held by the UN Security Council on July 15 via the Arria-formula meeting.
 Flood and drought remain key challenges for Mekong region: Report Environment

Flood and drought remain key challenges for Mekong region: Report

Extreme low flows and extensive flooding of different communities along the Mekong River last year and an increasing number of droughts that have occurred in many parts of the region in recent years are among the signs that the Mekong region is facing increasing risks from extreme weather events and developments, says a new report by the Mekong River Commission (MRC).
Online use of public services continues to rise in HCM City Society

Online use of public services continues to rise in HCM City

Concerns related to information security, complex administrative procedures and lack of transparency in processing applications mean many individuals and organisations are still reluctant to use online public services in Ho Chi Minh City, local authorities said.
Improving legal environment for foreign non-governmental work Society

Improving legal environment for foreign non-governmental work

Improving the legal environment and creating favourable conditions for better reception, management, and use of aid from foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are needed to realise the target of poverty reduction and sustainable development, an official has said.